Roughneck for Jack-up Drilling Rig

Job Summary

Skilled Roughneck to join our crew onboard Jack-up Drilling Rig.




  • Valid OPITO certificates
  • Medical Fitness Certificate
  • Previous experience as a Roughneck on a drilling rig
  • Good understanding of drilling operations and equipment.
  • Physical fitness and stamina to perform strenuous manual labor tasks in a demanding environment.
  • Ability to work in a team and follow instructions from Supervisors.

Key Responsibilities

  • Handle rig floor equipment as required when performing tripping operations (drill strings, BHA, casings, liners, completions).
  • Assist with routine maintenance of rig equipment.
  • Maintain all tools in clean and safe condition and ensure they are returned to correct storage location (slips, elevators, safety clamps, rotary tongs, iron roughneck etc.).
  • Maintain rig floor, sub-structure and associated areas in a clean and tidy condition.
  • Assist Derrickmen/Pumpmen/Mud Mixers as required by Driller/AD.
  • Assist with handling tubulars and all related equipment.
  • Assist service companies specialists as required by Driller/AD.
  • Attend and/or conduct as necessary all TRIC talks relevant to operations.
  • Assist with move and installation of BOP and other wellhead equipment.
  • Carry out shaker house duties in accordance with program, including replacement of shaker screens as required by Mud Engineer, Driller or Assistant Driller.
  • Monitor fluid returns to shakers and report to Driller/AD cutting changes in size, shape and volume.
  • Check and log fluid weight and viscosity and report any anomaly to Driller/AD.
  • Maintain shaker deck log book accurately updated for handover purposes.
  • Stand-in for alternative work discipline as required.
  • Complete any other job related task as required by Driller/AD.
  • Assist with area inspections as required.
  • Report to Driller/AD any defect or anomaly.
  • Ensure that all equipment and tools are properly stored upon completion of shift.
  • Ensure accurate handover of on-going tasks upon completion of shift.

Working Conditions

  • Location: North Sea
  • 4 weeks on/off schedule